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Principal Engineer
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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 16th August
Location: London
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VN9149
Contact Name: Sage

Software Tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Principal Engineer here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We're a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business, over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

This is not just about taking charge of the design and delivery of high quality products and systems. It's a fantastic opportunity to help a world-class team of Software Engineers excel, right here in London! You'll inspire a team of local Tech legends who'll go on to achieve great things with you as their mentor. In short, you'll be both a technology leader and a product designer.


  • Work with one of the savviest teams of Tech experts in the Capital
  • Complete complex assignments using your impressive software development knowledge
  • Direct software development projects
  • Define standards and practices
  • Provide advice, support innovation and inject enthusiasm.

The person 

We've got some brilliant people here and we're always looking for more: entrepreneurial thinkers who love sharing their knowledge and energising teams. In many ways, you'll be an ambassador, upholding great product delivery. And as a natural problem solver, you'll quickly adapt to the fast-changing tech scene. Our perfect Principal Engineer will:

  • Have deep technical expertise and experience of Open Source projects
  • Be an expert at creating API-first products
  • Influence technical direction and application strategy
  • Thrive on the opportunity to pick up new technologies
  • Know how to make the most of 21st century trends such as Cloud, Social, Mobility, IoT and Big Data 

The offering

This is your chance to build a belter of a career right here in London. All the development you can handle and challenges galore. That means global hackathons, a Technical Fellowship programme and five training days per year. And all this with a company that's as local as a big red double decker bus! And naturally, you can expect loads of fantastic tech... which reminds us: create something that we go on to patent and you'll get an Inventors' bonus.

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